VH-FNY. de Havilland Canada DHC-6-320. Twin Otter. c/n 527.

It was also registered as: VH-OHP.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Atlantis Airlines - ?

First flown as C-GDHA at Downsview, Toronto - February 01, 1977

The registration 'N279WW' was reserved by Atlantis Airlines but was not taken up - April 1977

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N379WW - May 1977

Registered to Atlantis Airlines, Myrtle Beach, SC

Accepted bt Atlantis Airlines at Downsview - May 04, 1977

Leased to South Pacific Island Airways (SPIA), Pago Pago, American Samoa - April 12, 1983

Reregistered as N9SP - October 1983

Repossessed by Atlantis Airlines - August 04, 1987

Sold to Fortis Aviation Inc - January 1989

Sold to Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea - January 1989

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-RDM - April 1989

Ferried Goroka - Vanimo - Palau - Mactan - Manila - December 27 - 28, 1989

Leased to Aerolift Philippines, Manila - December 28, 1989

Entered onto the Philippines Aircraft Register as RP-C1312 - June 1990

Registered to Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea

Leased to Metroair, Manila as the registered operator

Aircraft was named 'Jose Tinsay'

Returned to Talair on termination of the lease - March 1992

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-RDM - March 1992

Withdrawn from use and stored at Goroka - May 25, 1993

Ferried Goroka - Mareeba, Queensland for storage - July 07, 1993

Cancelled from the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register - August 1995

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNY - August 16, 1995

Registered to Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, Brisbane

Sold to Hawker Pacific, Sydney - April 16, 1997

Reregistered as VH-OHP to Hawker Pacific Aviation, Sydney - May 12, 1998

Leased to the Royal Australian Air Force - July 07, 1998

Returned to Hawker Pacific Aviation on termination of the lease - April 29, 2005

Sold to Nature Air, San Jose - June 25, 2005

Entered onto the Costa Rica Aircraft Register as TI-AZV - June 2005

Sold to Bald Mountain Air Services, Homer, AK - June 20, 2008

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N716JP - July 28, 2008

Registered to Bald Mountain Air Services Inc, Homer, Alaska

Current status with Bald Mountain Air Services

 

VH-FNY. Flight West - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-375.)

VH-FNY. Flight West - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1995.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-376.)

VH-FNY. Hawker Pacific Aviation - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1997.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-957.)